Starting Price: 21 000 USD
Price realized: 32 000 USD
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 406-367 B.C. AR Decadrachm (42.18 gms), ca. 405-390 B.C. NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5. Fine Style.
Gallatin-R.IV/C.VIII. Signed dies of Euainetos. Fast quadriga driven left by female charioteer leaning forward with a kentron in right hand and reins in left hand, Nike flying right to crown her, heavy exergual line and panoply of arms below; Reverse: Head of Arethusa left wearing barley wreath, four dolphins around. Nice strike from fine style dies. The signature is just off the bottom of the flan below Arethusa. Enticing dark toning. Good centering and quite attractive. NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5. Fine Style.
Ex: Stack's Sale December 1993, Lot #2064.
Estimate: $35000.00- $50000.00